Axis deer

Axis axis

AKSISHIRV
АКСИС
AKSISHIRVI

Family: Cervidae

Spotted cervinae, that inhabits tropical and subtropical forest and water areas. Species has been introduced to New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii, Brazil and Argentina. It was brought to Europe in 1916 to Croatia. Adjusts to areas without heavy frost and thick snow layers. Lives in herds consisting of 5 to 10 individuals (sometimes 200 animals) led by an experienced female. Gives birth to one calf a year, occasionally to two. Lives up to 20 years.

Aksishirv 3 aksishirved

Open

  • Ticket office
    9-18
  • Indoor expositions *
    10-19
  • Children’s Zoo
    10-19

*Indoor expositions are closed on Mondays.
The Zoo closes two hours after the ticket office is closed.

How to get here

Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)

Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47

Zoo map

Contact

E-R +372 6943 300; Emergency: 512 69 65
zoo@tallinnzoo.ee

Ehitajate tee 150/Paldiski mnt. 145
Tallinn 13522, Estonia

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